Top Rated Maryland Colleges

The The Best Colleges in Maryland for 2020

These are the top ranked public and private four-year colleges in Maryland. Leading the rankings for 2020 as the highest ranked college in Maryland is Johns Hopkins University and the top rated public state college is University of Maryland College Park. The CollegeSimply rankings factor academic difficulty, acceptance rate and graduation outcomes. Ranking methodology is detailed on our data discussion page.


30 results found

Johns Hopkins University
J
Baltimore, MD

Private 4 Year

11% acceptance rate

  • 26,152enrollment
  • $29,066net price
  • $53,740tuition
  • 1450-1560SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.74Avg GPA
University of Maryland College Park
M
College Park, MD

Public 4 Year

47% acceptance rate

  • 41,200enrollment
  • $17,241net price
  • $10,595tuition
  • 1290-1470SAT range
  • 29-33ACT range
  • 4.11Avg GPA
St John's College
S
Annapolis, MD

Private 4 Year

58% acceptance rate

  • 527enrollment
  • $29,728net price
  • $53,343tuition
  • 1200-1460SAT range
  • 24-33ACT range
  • 3.78*Avg GPA
Maryland Institute College of Art
M
Baltimore, MD

Private 4 Year

64% acceptance rate

  • 2,178enrollment
  • $41,386net price
  • $48,630tuition
  • 1030-1290SAT range
  • 22-29ACT range
  • 3.45Avg GPA
University of Maryland Baltimore County
M
Baltimore, MD

Public 4 Year

58% acceptance rate

  • 13,767enrollment
  • $16,056net price
  • $11,778tuition
  • 1190-1360SAT range
  • 24-29ACT range
  • 3.76Avg GPA
McDaniel College
M
Westminster, MD

Private 4 Year

64% acceptance rate

  • 2,780enrollment
  • $22,652net price
  • $43,260tuition
  • 1050-1230SAT range
  • 21-27ACT range
  • 3.5Avg GPA
St Mary's College of Maryland
S
St. Mary's City, MD

Public 4 Year

80% acceptance rate

  • 1,582enrollment
  • $20,711net price
  • $14,806tuition
  • 1060-1290SAT range
  • 23-28ACT range
  • 3.53*Avg GPA
Mount St Mary's University
M
Emmitsburg, MD

Private 4 Year

68% acceptance rate

  • 2,406enrollment
  • $28,681net price
  • $41,350tuition
  • 1000-1210SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.42Avg GPA
United States Naval Academy
N
Annapolis, Maryland

Public 4 Year

9% acceptance rate

  • 4,512enrollment
  • -net price
  • $0tuition
  • 1150-1370SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.8*Avg GPA
Stevenson University
S
Stevenson, MD

Private 4 Year

73% acceptance rate

  • 3,615enrollment
  • $27,904net price
  • $36,242tuition
  • 1030-1200SAT range
  • 19-24ACT range
  • 3.2Avg GPA
Towson University
T
Towson, MD

Public 4 Year

79% acceptance rate

  • 22,923enrollment
  • $15,250net price
  • $9,940tuition
  • 1060-1200SAT range
  • 20-25ACT range
  • 3.61Avg GPA
Notre Dame of Maryland University
N
Baltimore, MD
 

Private 4 Year

88% acceptance rate

  • 2,371enrollment
  • $20,356net price
  • $36,900tuition
  • 930-1140SAT range
  • 22-26ACT range
  • 3.68Avg GPA
Capitol College
C
Laurel, MD
 

Private 4 Year

69% acceptance rate

  • 743enrollment
  • $20,125net price
  • $25,540tuition
  • 1000-1150SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.26*Avg GPA
Coppin State University
C
Baltimore, MD

Public 4 Year

38% acceptance rate

  • 2,738enrollment
  • $8,685net price
  • $8,873tuition
  • 880-1030SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 2.91*Avg GPA
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
M
Princess Anne, MD

Public 4 Year

54% acceptance rate

  • 3,193enrollment
  • $15,732net price
  • $8,302tuition
  • 870-1050SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA
Washington Adventist University
W
Takoma Park, MD
 

Private 4 Year

52% acceptance rate

  • 1,131enrollment
  • $18,131net price
  • $23,900tuition
  • 860-1070SAT range
  • 14-20ACT range
  • 3.24*Avg GPA
Frostburg State University
F
Frostburg, MD

Public 4 Year

78% acceptance rate

  • 5,295enrollment
  • $13,489net price
  • $9,172tuition
  • 930-1110SAT range
  • 17-23ACT range
  • 3.13Avg GPA
Morgan State University
M
Baltimore, MD

Public 4 Year

66% acceptance rate

  • 7,712enrollment
  • $15,508net price
  • $7,900tuition
  • 920-1080SAT range
  • 16-20ACT range
  • 2.65Avg GPA